Found 3 items, similar to public.
English → Indonesian
English → English
adj 1: not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole;
“the public good”
; “public libraries”
; “public funds”
; “a public scandal”
; “public gardens”
“performers and members of royal families are public
2: affecting the people or community as a whole; “community
; “community interests”
; “the public welfare”
n 1: people in general considered as a whole; “he is a hero in
the eyes of the public”
2: a body of people sharing some common interest; “the reading
English → English
, a. [L. publicus, poblicus, fr. populus people:
cf. F. public. See People
1. Of or pertaining to the people; belonging to the people;
relating to, or affecting, a nation, state, or community;
-- opposed to private
; as, the public treasury.
To the public good
Private respects must yield. --Milton.
He [Alexander Hamilton] touched the dead corpse of
the public credit, and it sprung upon its feet. --D.
2. Open to the knowledge or view of all; general; common;
notorious; as, public report; public scandal.
Joseph, . . . not willing to make her a public
example, was minded to put her away privily. --Matt.
3. Open to common or general use; as, a public road; a public
house. “The public street.”
or public statute
(Law), an act or statute
affecting matters of public concern. Of such statutes the
courts take judicial notice.
. See under Credit
. See Fund
, an inn, or house of entertainment.
(a) See International law
, under International
(b) A public act or statute.
. (Law) See under Nuisance
. (Eng. Universities) See Orator
, military and naval stores, equipments, etc.
, all fixed works built by civil engineers for
public use, as railways, docks, canals, etc.; but
strictly, military and civil engineering works constructed
at the public cost.
1. The general body of mankind, or of a nation, state, or
community; the people, indefinitely; as, the American
public; also, a particular body or aggregation of people;
as, an author's public.
The public is more disposed to censure than to
2. A public house; an inn. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott.
, openly; before an audience or the people at
large; not in private or secrecy. “We are to speak in